Puffy eyes can be a frustrating and an embarrassing problem. There are some home remedies to treat the condition. Puffy eyes typically happens when the eyes have swelled up due to some reasons such as excessive crying, stress, dermatitis, hormonal issues, sinus problems, bad sleep, hangovers and allergic reactions.
Puffy eyes in combination with dark circles under eyes can often make one look ill and tired. The good news is that you can get rid of them with the help of natural home remedies. Here are some home remedies for puffy eyes.
1. Egg whites:
Egg whites can help to reduce inflammation and they stimulate circulation to the skin under the eyes.
How: apply a beaten egg white with your fingers or with a brush under your eyes and let it dry for about 10-15 minutes. Gently rinse off with lukewarm or cold water.
2. Cucumber Juice:
Aside from the common cooled cucumber slices, cucumber juice serves as an effective toner and astringent for the skin.
How: Spread this liquid around the eyes for about ten to fifteen minutes. Wash the area with warm water.
3. Tea Bags:
Caffeine constricts blood vessels, making tea bags a natural choice for the treatment of puffy eyes.
How: Simply soak tea bags in cold water until chilled. Wrap the cold tea bags in paper towels. Then, lie back and place the wrapped tea bags over your eyes for 10 to 15 minutes.